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English Questions – One Word substitutions set -2

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Welcome to Online English Quiz in Here we are creating Best question samples from One word substitutions, which is common for all the SSC CGL,LIC,ADO,LDC,etc and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions type that are repeatedly asked in bank exams !!!

In the following questions, out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

  1. A hastily made obstacle to prevent entering
    A. fancying
    B. balustrade
    C. barricade
    D. bastion

  2. Moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    A. adjudicator
    B. artisan
    C. critique
    D. palliative
    Answer (D)-palliative

  3. Close observation of a person or group, especially one under suspicion
    Answer (B)-surveillance

  4. Very much concerned and anxious
    A. sombre
    B. impetuous
    C. solicitous
    D. conciliatory
    Answer (C)-solicitous

  5. Military activity of sending soldiers and aircraft to find out about the enemy’s forces
    A. readjustment
    B. renaissance
    C. reconnaissance
    D. order
    Answer (C)-reconnaissance

  6. A system by which everyone in a country votes to decide to matter of national importance
    A. utopia
    B. plebiscite
    C. veto
    D. plenary
    Answer (B)-Plebiscite

  7. People who have special knowledge about a particular subject
    A. cognoscenti
    B. bashful
    C. deadpan
    D. complacent
    Answer (A)-Cognoscenti

  8. To tell someone in angrily that he has done something wrong
    A. remark
    B. correct
    C. upgrade
    D. upbraid
    Answer (D)-upbraid

  9. Too many unnecessary words in speech or writing
    A. exfoliation
    B. extraneous
    C. verbal
    D. verbiage
    Answer (D)-verbiage

  10. Humorous acting in which the performers fall over, throwing things at each other
    A. ridiculous
    B. slather
    C. slapstick
    D. slither
    Answer (C)-slapstick